Red Bull Stratos skydive by Felix Baumgartner – an annotated graphic

Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner will attempt to make history with the Red Bull Stratos project by leaping from a capsule attached to a helium balloon at a height of more than 36 kilometres – breaking four world records in the process. Today’s graphic explains the how and the why.

Click on the graphic for an expanded view.

Red Bull Stratos skydive freefall record attempt
Red Bull Stratos skydive freefall record attempt
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